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  • Broken

  • By: S.J. West
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 491
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 490

At the tender age of seven, Jess Riley's parents were ripped out of her life by the Tear, a ripple of white light in the sky which randomly transports people from Earth to alternate realities and distant planets once a year. On the night the Tear first appeared, the Watchers, a mysterious group of men possessing supernatural powers, made their presence known to the leaders of the world, earning their complete trust to deal with the turmoil the Tear caused.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book on its own

  • By Tiffany on 01-17-17

Great book on its own

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-17

This is easily the best written out of the series. The story is engaging and has a great plot. Character interactions feel normal and not rushed in this one.

The series goes downhill after this one unfortunately. So if you are just looking for the one book, get this one. Don't get dragged into the rest of it.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Oblivion

  • By: S.J. West
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303

Jess and Mason begin their search for Faison and find themselves in a world where everything is turned upside down. Jess' relationship with Lucifer takes a turn she didn't expect, which prompts God to give her a mission she's not sure she'll survive.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Starting to stray from good ploy to sappy relationships

  • By Kelli on 01-16-17

Waste of time

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-17

There is a great plot hidden in these poorly wrote books, but you need patience to find it under all the awkward sex scenes. Poorly developed support characters are sprinkled throughout. I wish they could have reached their full potential.

The main character Jess seems to fluctuate between two actual people. Example, it's brought up how she is stubborn, a few times even, but she's the opposite of stubborn. She constantly bends to everyone else. How is that stubborn?

Don't waste your time on these.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Ascension

  • By: S. J. West
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 449
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 415
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414

In the finale of The Watcher Chronicles, Jess finally learns what Lucifer's plans are for the world. The vessels discover what their destinies are, and Jess must face the most difficult decision of her life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Don't waste your time

  • By Tiffany on 01-17-17

Don't waste your time

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-17

I had high hopes for this book series after the first book. But they just go downhill and don't redeem themselves. It was actually a struggle to finish it and I found myself fast forwarding for the first time ever in an audiobook.

This books reads off as though a horny teenager wrote it. Seriously, the main characters have sex, a lot. That's not even the problem. It's that it's childish and does add anything to the story. If anything, it just draws away from what is actually a decent plot.

I finished the books only because I wanted to see how the main story played out. You have all these great characters, but half are underdeveloped because half of this series is the two main characters having sex (or as they call it, getting matches, cause they are adults). Literally this series could have been two books instead of four.

Don't waste your time on these.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Tesser: A Dragon Among Us

  • A Reemergence Novel, Book 1
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: James Foster
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,772
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,569
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,567

Imagine for a moment that you are a Dragon. A creature of unimaginable power, unending intelligence and strength, and you've just woken from 10,000 years of slumber. Worse yet, you've awoken underneath a city: Boston, an alien and strange place that defies everything you've ever known. Your last memories are of primordial forests, erupting volcanoes sculpting a developing world, faeries, witches, vampires, krakens, and monsters that feared where you turned your eyes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth a credit and your time!

  • By Kelleefornia on 02-17-16

Ok

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-09-17

This book was ok, enough for me to want to finish it. The narrators were good, each did well, and I appreciated the different people for the male and female parts.

This story is written as to show you how awesome Tesser is. He's a dragon by the way, in case you didn't know. The author reminds you over and over again. Not just in a description of things. Straight out "I am a dragon". Constantly. I found it super jarring to listening each time it was brought up. It just seems completely unnecessary.

I probably won't get the second book in this series.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Inception

  • By: Bianca Scardoni
  • Narrated by: Bailey Carr
  • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,251
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,134
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,133

My name is Jemma Blackburn, and I have a secret. I know vampires are real. I watched one murder my father eight months ago, and even though they tried to convince me it didn't happen - that I'd lost touch with reality due to the trauma, I know what I saw was real. Hollow Hills is now the place I call home. It was supposed to be my chance at a normal life. My chance to bury my secret and start over.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Change Narration Speed to 1.25x

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-29-17

Good

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-04-17

The book is really good. I didn't want to stop listening so I could find out what happened next, even though I was getting tired hearing about his dimples. The narrator wasn't horrible, but she wasn't good either. Her men's voices were so off. She also took on a bored tone most of the time

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Selection

  • The Selection, Book 1
  • By: Kiera Cass
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,654
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,871
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,875

For 35 girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth... to be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels... to live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her, and leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You might want to wait... if you hate cliffhangers

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-27-12

Liked very much

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-15

Started listening and didn't want to stop! Really good start to the book. I'll be getting the next one to continue.